Chromatopelma is a genus of spiders in the family Theraphosidae. Chromatopelma spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Chromatopelma includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Chromatopelma is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Mygalomorphae
  • Family: Theraphosidae
  • Genus: Chromatopelma


(Strand, 1907)

Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Chromatopelma, with the most recent sighting submitted on December 7, 2018 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Chromatopelma sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Chromatopelma spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Chromatopelma has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Ground layer (1). Desert area (1).

Location and Range

Chromatopelma has been sighted in the following countries: Venezuela.


Chromatopelma has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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  • February: 1
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Chromatopelma Species